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Champions League Final: All you need to know

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The countdown to Saturday's Champions League Final is officially on, as the mass exodus of Liverpool fans has begun.

Thousands are expected to take many different and intricate routes across Europe, meanwhile Merseyside Police has issued the following advice to fans once they get to the Estadio Metropolitano in Madrid.

Royal Post Office building in Madrid Credit: PA images

“We want every fan to have a safe and enjoyable experience in Madrid and we have been working closely with the Metropolitan Police, National Police Chiefs Council, Spanish police, Liverpool Football Club and supporter groups ahead of Saturday night’s game. A number of dedicated football officers from Merseyside Police will also be travelling to Spain to liaise with Spanish Police to help LFC supporters have a fantastic time and enjoy the game.

"The team has done the city proud and now we want to work with fans to showcase to the rest of the world the passion of fans for the game. LFC has fans all over the world who will be rooting for the team on Saturday night and we want the focus to be on the game and everyone to enjoy a good night of football.

– Superintendent Paul White
Champions league festival venues
  • Felipe II square (also known as Salvador Dalí square) in Madrid is the nominated Liverpool FC fanzone for fans with tickets for the game.
  • There will be no live screening of the match in the Fan Zones or Festival areas.
  • The Fan Zone will close at 6pm when supporters with tickets will be expected to make their way to the stadium.
  • Fans should not travel with the assumption that they will be able to get a ticket on arrival.

Download the official Champions League Final leaflet on the official Champions League website for detailed information about recommended metro lines to get to the stadium for both sets of supporters.